WGMN

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WGMN
WVGM ESPNVA 2008.PNG
City of license Roanoke, Virginia
Broadcast area Metro Roanoke
Branding "ESPN Radio in Virginia"
Frequency 1240 AM kHz
First air date 1946[1]
Format Sports[2]
Power 1,000 Watts day and night
Class C
Facility ID 37746
Transmitter coordinates 37°16′12.0″N 79°58′14.0″W / 37.270000°N 79.970556°W / 37.270000; -79.970556
Callsign meaning W GaMe Network
former branding
Former callsigns WROV (1946-1998)
WGMN (1998-Present)[3]
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Three Daughters Media
(3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
Sister stations WBLT, WBZS, WIQO-FM, WMNA, WMNA-FM, WVGM
Webcast WGMN Webstream
Website WGMN Online

WGMN is a Sports formatted broadcast radio station licensed to and serviing Roanoke, Virginia.[2] WGMN is owned and operated by Three Daughters Media .[4] Prior to its 1998 takeover by ESPN, WGMN was known as WROV-AM and had been a Golden Oldies format station since 1989, prior to which it had operated as a Contemporary hit radio broadcaster.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-570. Retrieved July 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WGMN Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 18, 2015. 

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